UCLA released today (April 17) a new video that highlights information about available resources and urges survivors of sexual assault to seek help, take a stand and remember that such crimes impact the entire campus community.
A new study co-authored by UCLA sociology and Asian American studies professor Min Zhou argues that Chinese- and Vietnamese-American "tiger moms" see education as the only sure path to upward mobility.
The Dance Marathon is UCLA’s largest student fund-raising event, having raised roughly $3.5 million in only a dozen years to fight pediatric HIV/AIDS. Now the event — and its community impact — are about to get even bigger.
Five UC medical centers, including the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, will collaborate to save in the range of $100 million to $150 million a year by leveraging systemwide strength to gain operational efficiencies.
Through May 1, see "Sick Self" by artist Dominic Quagliozzi in the Gallery at the Learning Resource Center (LRC) of the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine. In "Sick Self," an account of Quagliozzi's ongoing struggle with cystic fibrosis, the artist aims "to take away the stigma of 'being sick' and show how redemptive it is to show your sick self." "Sick Self" is the most recent installation in the Gallery at the LRC, a project curated by artist Ted Meyer which highlights the emotional impact of pain and healing on everyday people. The gallery coordinates with core classes at the medical school to expose students to firsthand accounts of sickness from the perspective of patients, through both the works of the artists and lectures. Find more information Gallery at the LRC website.
Marjorie Eloise Lund Crump, who did significant work in public service and entrepreneurship and who, together with her husband Ralph, was a major supporter of UCLA, died of natural causes on April 1 at her home in Trumbull, Conn.
Deborah Nadoolman Landis has created a popular exhibition that illuminates the costume designer’s creative process as well as celebrates and explores costume design as a key component of cinema storytelling.
Before participating in a Feb. 19 panel sponsored by Zocalo Public Square and UCLA on how to make higher education more inclusive, Youlonda Copeland-Morgan, associate vice chancellor for enrollment management at UCLA, answered questions in Zocalo's green room.
Gaspar Rivera-Salgado, project director with the UCLA Center for Labor Research and Education where he teaches classes in labor studies, talks about the first biopic to feature iconic Chicano labor leader Cesar Chavez.
Aaron S. Cohen, a Southern California engineering entrepreneur and an influential and generous supporter of the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science, died on March 21 in Los Angeles. A member of the graduating class of 1958, he was 77.
UCLA's Friends of English share a love of literature and a commitment to support the English department by funding graduate fellowships and scholarships for high school students and underwriting faculty and student research.
Thousands of students learned last Friday that they've been admitted to UCLA. Selected from a record 86,000 applicants, they're sharing their excitement on Twitter, Instagram and other social networks. Video included.
In a web chat planned for April 16, President Napolitano will share with employees her views on issues that affect staff, discuss her priorities for the university and also speak with staff about their concerns, hopes and challenges.
If you were enrolled in UC’s Flexible Spending Accounts (Health and/or Dependent Care) in 2013, you have until April 15, 2014, to submit your reimbursement claim forms for eligible expenses incurred during the period of Jan. 1, 2013, through March 15, 2014.
As part of the Healthy Campus Initiative, UCLA has joined the nationwide Instant Recess movement that was pioneered by the late Dr. Antronette (Toni) Yancey, who became a leading voice for a new approach to healthy eating and exercise.
Public health adjunct professor William McCarthy says we are mistaken if we think eliminating trans fats from American food products will result in a significant reduction in obesity-related diseases like heart disease and diabetes.
We need to proceed cautiously, says Chancellor Gene Block, lest we risk creating a reverse digital divide, in which low-income students are forced into online degree programs as the only affordable option.
UCLA law professor Adam Winkler says granting businesses a religious exemption from offering health care plans that cover birth control would open the door to religious-based discrimination against LGBT people.